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In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
Dunbar
Please tell us which areas of Transition interest you. For example: growing more food/urban agriculture, relocalizing our economy/local currency, Permaculture, transit, energy efficient buildings, the arts, urban homesteading, preserving seed diversity, placemaking, potlucks, outreach, organizing events, community-building, having fun while saving the world, or...
sustainable urban food system, Climate Change and the UHI effect in relation to integrated planing of sustainable food and forestation systems. This related to beyond Leed Building systems and Leed for Neighbourhoods. Sustaiable social housing and permaculture. Transit, Arts and policy also of interest.
There's a saying that "Transition is not a spectator sport". It's true! Village Vancouver runs on people power, and engaging in activities and projects together helps us accomplish more. Which groups, networks, neighbourhood villages, or projects do you think you might be interested in getting involved with? And what knowledge, skills, resources or other assets can you bring to the mix? (Don't be bashful!)
I am a sustainability planner so can help in many areas from building stucture to food system planning
What would you like to see improved in Vancouver or in your community regarding sustainability or resiliency? Do you have an idea for a new Transition project or activity?
The Integration of food system in the planning of parks, greenways and building systems to mitigate climate effects such as GHG emmission and the UHI effect.
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Composted steer manure at Pender and Nootka Hastings Community Center parking lot

March 30, 2019 from 9am to 1pm
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